TV Sports: Basketball (DOS)

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Description

Basketball was the second sport to which Cinemaware applied their philosophy of lavish production and advanced cutscenes. Exhibition and league matches are on offer, with the opportunity to recreate a full league season with 1 player assigned to each of the 28 clubs. The game uses varying camera positions, with top-down views when the ball is close to either hoop, and a side-view when the ball is mid-court - controls remain unchanged for these, so the switch doesn't cause a sudden change in player movement.

As well as playing the matches you have full coaching control. This can involve making substitutions but also assigning marking and game strategies.

Screenshots

TV Sports: Basketball DOS He's your host in the TV
TV Sports: Basketball DOS First basket of the match comes from Clifford Best
TV Sports: Basketball DOS Hugo Humphrey on his first shoot...
TV Sports: Basketball DOS TV's one of the advertisements before the game -who drink this beer, by the way? :)

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Critic Reviews

Power Play Feb, 1991 82 out of 100 82
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1990 9.6 out of 12 80

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Trivia

References

The developers of the game appeared as players, typically the stars, on several of the teams' rosters.

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #2 Best Sports Game in 1990

Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1519) added TV Sports: Basketball (DOS) on Apr 29, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (63068)